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Something Wonderful

Where Go the Boats? Dark Brown is the river, Golden is the sand. It flows for ever, With trees on either hand. Green leaves a-floating, Castle of the foam, Boats of mine a-boating — Where will all come home? On … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

From A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson: Young Night Thought All night long and every night, When my mama puts out the light, I see people marching by, As plain as day before my eye. Armies and … Continue reading

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Going Beyond

“To be what we are, to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end in life.” Robert Louis Stevenson “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” T.S. … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

A snowy day, here where I am, and perhaps where you are as well. The perfect time to curl up with enchanting stories as our hero does in this lovely poem: Picture-Books in Winter Robert Louis Stevenson Summer fading, winter … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

With more snow predicted in my corner of the world, I thought I’d bring us all a bit of blue sky and sunshine: Summer Sun Robert Louis Stevenson Great is the sun, and wide he goes Through empty heaven with … Continue reading

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Snowy Sunshine

It is frosty here in the Northeast — very frosty! As I write this, my handy-dandy iPhone weather app tells me that it’s 10 degrees outside. That’s cooo-ld! It’s no wonder I just saw a headline announcing that New Jersey … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

As those of us who flit among the snowflakes keep ourselves warm and cozy, let’s all take a little winter’s walk far away and long ago: Winter Time by Robert Louis Stevenson Late lies the wintry sun a-bed, A frosty, … Continue reading

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